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20 record-breaking natural wonders around the world

INSIDER Logo By cfox@businessinsider.com (Caroline Fox) of INSIDER | Slide 1 of 21: Across the world, natural wonders such as the Great Barrier Reef and the Amazon rainforest demonstrate Mother Nature's power and beauty.Some of these natural wonders have also broken records — their size, height, or length reigns supreme.Victoria Falls is the largest waterfall by volume, the Dead Sea is the lowest exposed land on Earth, and Praia do Cassino is the longest beach.Visit Insider's homepage for more storiesAcross the world, natural wonders promote our planet's biodiversity, stabilize our climate, and support human life. And as far as breaking records go, Mother Nature is a force to be reckoned with.While some record-breaking natural wonders were discovered centuries ago, others, like the world's largest cave, weren't discovered until more recently.From Mount Everest, the world's highest mountain, to Frying Pan Lake, the largest hot spring, these wonders demonstrate nature's record-breaking capabilities.Read the original article on Insider

20 record-breaking natural wonders around the world

  • Across the world, natural wonders such as the Great Barrier Reef and the Amazon rainforest demonstrate Mother Nature's power and beauty.
  • Some of these natural wonders have also broken records — their size, height, or length reigns supreme.
  • Victoria Falls is the largest waterfall by volume, the Dead Sea is the lowest exposed land on Earth, and Praia do Cassino is the longest beach.
  • Visit Insider's homepage for more stories

Across the world, natural wonders promote our planet's biodiversity, stabilize our climate, and support human life. And as far as breaking records go, Mother Nature is a force to be reckoned with.

While some record-breaking natural wonders were discovered centuries ago, others, like the world's largest cave, weren't discovered until more recently.

From Mount Everest, the world's highest mountain, to Frying Pan Lake, the largest hot spring, these wonders demonstrate nature's record-breaking capabilities.

Read the original article on Insider
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